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Sylvia Léonide Faustin

November 18, 1912 ~ January 26, 2019 (age 106)

Mrs. Sylvia Léonide Faustin of Stone Mountain, GA entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2019. Funeral Services will be held Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10:00AM at the St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 2560 Tilson Road Decatur, GA 30032. Remains will lie instate from 8:00AM until the hour of service. Interment Melwood Cemetery 5170 East Ponce De Leon Avenue Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Viewing at the church on Saturday 8:00AM-10:00AM 

Sylvia Faustin (“Léonide”) 

“Léonide” was born on November 18, 1912 in Petionville, Haiti and passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Léonide was a resident of Stone Mountain, Georgia the time of passing.

Léonide’s granddaughter Farrah, was at her bedside when she took her last breath at 106 years old, 2 months and 6 days. She was also resident of Rue Dehoux #32 where she spent most of her life.

She emigrated to the USA in 1992 at age of 79 and became a US citizen in 2008 at age 95. She cast her first vote for President Barack Obama immediately after being sworn in as a citizen.

She was known as a kind and giving person, adored and loved by most who crossed her path. She had five children in this order: Pierre Ançion, Rodrigue Ançion, Nicole Ançion, Denise Tassy and Ketty Tassy. She is survived by four children, 21 grandchildren, and 54 great-grandchildren . She now joins her daughter, Nicole in Heaven.

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